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Spent an hour or two writing a (basic) …

Spent an hour or two writing a (basic) WordPress plugin that consumes “audio scrobbles,” like those sent to Last.fm. So rather than (share my data with a third-party service and then) use their API to display a widget or whatever on my blog, my CMS itself is now the “audio scrobbling” endpoint.

Bookmarked https://www.kerrang.com/the-descendents-milo-aukerman-i-cant-imagine-a-world-that-could-exist-without-punk. “That’s what punk represents to me—youthful …

Bookmarked https://www.kerrang.com/the-descendents-milo-aukerman-i-cant-imagine-a-world-that-could-exist-without-punk.

That’s what punk represents to me—youthful energy[.]

People can say, “Oh you’re kind of doing a nostalgia trip.” But to me, it’s not nostalgia—it’s the inherent energy in the music that gets me up in the morning. You could never call that nostalgia. In fact, it’s my lifeblood[.]

Bookmarked https://brainbaking.com/post/2021/12/why-mastodon-isnt-great-for-serendipity/. It’s funny ’cause it’s true. “Not …

Bookmarked https://brainbaking.com/post/2021/12/why-mastodon-isnt-great-for-serendipity/.

It’s funny ’cause it’s true.

Not everyone needs [their] own custom static site generator. In fact, most of those blogs can’t stop blogging about blogging instead of having something genuinely exciting to tell.